Scores

Final

Bethune-Cookman 61

(12-17, 7-7 MEAC)

Norfolk State 62

(19-10, 14-0 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

    Echols Hall, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    COOK 22 3961
    NORF 27 3562

    Top Performers

    Bethune-Cookman: A. Smith 8 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Norfolk St: R. Gaston 10 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl

    Norfolk St. 62, Bethune-Cookman 61

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Pendarvis Williams scored 14 points, and Jamel Fuentes made a late free throw to lift Norfolk State over Bethune-Cookman 62-61 Saturday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

    Malcolm Hawkins added 13 points, and Fuentes and Rashid Gaston chipped in 10 apiece to help Norfolk State (19-10, 14-10) win its 13th game in a row.

    After Paul Scotland's 3-pointer broke a 57-57 tie, Gaston made a layup with 1:25 left to tie the game at 59.

    Fuentes made a layup, and Hawkins went 1 of 2 from the foul line to give the Spartans a 62-59 lead with 17 seconds to go.

    After Adrien Coleman's layup for Bethune-Cookman made it 62-61 with 8 seconds left, Williams missed two free throws, giving the Wildcats a chance. Bethune-Cookman was unable to convert on the last-second shot.

    Scotland scored 16 points for the Wildcats (12-17, 7-7).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COOK
    NORF
    Points 61 62
    FG Made-Attempted 20-58 (.345) 21-58 (.362)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-25 (.640) 16-33 (.485)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 10

    2012-13 Season

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